The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 154 166 168
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Apple 32 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 1.36% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £480 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £14.25 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.50 £22.48 £19.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -6.06%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2177 2575 2477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.91% 43.06% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1820 1776
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 60 70
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 38 (56.72%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Windows 7
3 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
4 24 (35.82%) MS Office
4 24 (35.82%) Apple iOS
5 22 (32.84%) Finance
6 20 (29.85%) Mac OS X
7 19 (28.36%) iPad
8 16 (23.88%) Windows XP
9 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
10 13 (19.40%) Blackberry
11 12 (17.91%) iPhone
11 12 (17.91%) Banking
12 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
13 9 (13.43%) Investment Banking
14 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (11.94%) Spanish Language
14 8 (11.94%) Android
14 8 (11.94%) Fixed Income
14 8 (11.94%) SQL
14 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
15 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
16 6 (8.96%) Objective-C
16 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
16 6 (8.96%) OO
16 6 (8.96%) UNIX
16 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
16 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
17 5 (7.46%) Windows 8

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Drupal
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (35.82%) MS Office
2 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.97%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.99%) InDesign
4 2 (2.99%) MS Project
4 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.49%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (1.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.49%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.46%) VPN
3 3 (4.48%) Internet
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
4 2 (2.99%) LDAP
4 2 (2.99%) SMTP
4 2 (2.99%) HTTP
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.99%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.49%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.49%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) MySQL
2 2 (2.99%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Xcode
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.99%) Rational Rose
3 2 (2.99%) RequisitePro
3 2 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.99%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.99%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.49%) Robotium
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Banking
3 9 (13.43%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.94%) Spanish Language
5 4 (5.97%) Marketing
6 2 (2.99%) Back Office
6 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.99%) Retail
7 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Publishing
7 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Desktop Support
3 9 (13.43%) Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Customer Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Support Technician
7 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) Mac Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Designer
9 3 (4.48%) iOS Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Desktop Technician
9 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support Technician
10 2 (2.99%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Tester
10 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) Cocoa
2 3 (4.48%) RESTful
2 3 (4.48%) CSS
2 3 (4.48%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) JSON
3 2 (2.99%) CSS3
3 2 (2.99%) HTML5
3 2 (2.99%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.49%) WebKit
4 1 (1.49%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) iPad
2 13 (19.40%) Blackberry
3 12 (17.91%) iPhone
4 8 (11.94%) Fixed Income
5 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.97%) Derivative
6 4 (5.97%) User Experience
7 2 (2.99%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.49%) PKI
8 1 (1.49%) NHS
8 1 (1.49%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 38 (56.72%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Windows 7
3 24 (35.82%) Apple iOS
4 20 (29.85%) Mac OS X
5 16 (23.88%) Windows XP
6 8 (11.94%) Android
7 6 (8.96%) UNIX
7 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (7.46%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.97%) Mac OS X Server
10 3 (4.48%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.99%) Solaris
11 2 (2.99%) Linux
11 2 (2.99%) MVS
11 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.99%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.96%) OO
3 5 (7.46%) iOS Development
3 5 (7.46%) ITIL
4 4 (5.97%) Use Case
5 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.48%) OOP
5 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.48%) Service Management
5 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.99%) Validation
6 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.99%) OOD
6 2 (2.99%) ETL
6 2 (2.99%) RUP
6 2 (2.99%) UML
6 2 (2.99%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.99%) Automated Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) Objective-C
2 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) C++
4 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.99%) VBA
4 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.49%) Groovy
5 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) ISEB
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.48%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (2.99%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.49%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Google
3 4 (5.97%) Adobe
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco
3 4 (5.97%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) Reuters
4 3 (4.48%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.48%) Sybase
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) Remedy
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Symantec
5 2 (2.99%) BMC
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
5 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.49%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.49%) Marketo
6 1 (1.49%) F5
6 1 (1.49%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
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